Continuing professional development (CPD)
Advance your career with the additional skills you can gain through professional development training.
We offer courses and units that you can study flexibly around your existing work and life commitments, while allowing you to benefit from the full range of expertise you gain as a Manchester student.
Explore our course options.
Computing at School (for teachers)
We're home to Computing at School in the North West, which enables teachers to take CPD courses in computing to advance the subject across the school curriculum.
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Computer science modular study
Our master's courses in computer science can be taken unit by unit over several years to enable you to gain a full MSc qualification at your own pace.
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Electrical engineering modular study
Units on our master's courses in electrical and electronic engineering can be studied independently allow you to gain bespoke skills for your workplace or personal development without the commitment of a full degree.
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Materials CPD courses
We offer short and tailored courses in materials that will enable you to gain skills for your professional development wherever you are in the world.
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Reliability engineering and asset management
We offers eight individual IMechE accredited CPD courses that enable you to update your skills and knowledge and support you applying for Chartered Engineer Status and Membership.
Discover more on the Mechanical, Aerospace and Civil Engineering website
Physics and astronomy
Our advanced facilities in physics and astronomy allow for the delivery and facilitation of CPD courses to suit your business or career development needs.
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We offer an annual course in bespoke practical training in X-ray services, which provides practical training in all aspects of X-ray analysis.
Discover more on the Chemistry website